Akash Deep

Strategy and Operations

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, April 20, 2023

About Me

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Experience 8
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Management
  • Date of Birth 14 Jan 1991

Description

Akash is a management professional with total 8+ years of work experience in Ed-tech and Food-tech industries in B2B SaaS and B2B2C businesses. He has worked in various profiles including product management, business development, operations and strategy. Though Akash is a keen learner and is ready to take on challenges in unfamiliar business scenarios, he has demonstrated successful results in product development, business development, o to 1 sales operations, hiring and developing talents and leading cross funstional teams. He has been part of zero to one journeys of two startups (edfora and easyeat ai) where he helped the start-ups in scaling up their b2b sales and operations from 0 to 2000+ b2b customers. Akash enjoys solving business problems and driving new initiatives while building cross functional alignment.

Education

  • MBA / PGDM (2023 - 2015) IIM Ahmedabad

  • B.Tech. Chemical Engineering (2008 - 2013) IIT Roorkee

Work & Experience

  • Easyeat AI (2021 - Present ) Operations and Strategy

    In a generalist role where I have helped the company achieve product market fit in the malaysia market, led the onboarding and customer support operations for first 1500 b2b custmers. Currently leading backend operations, sales operations and analytics functions where I manage end to end sales and operations process and have automated publishing business KPIs for 10 departments in three geographies.

  • Edfora Edtech Private Limited (2020 - 2021 ) AVP - Academic Excellence

  • Next Education India Private Limited (2015 - 2019 ) Sr. Product Manager

    Managed curriculum products used by 10 million students. Led product discovery, development and go to market for the products I managed. Published the work done on experiential learning product and presented it at NCERT. Published a book with name \Teaching to Learning: Decoding Learner Centric Approach to Teaching\ based on my experience and learning while working on the curriculum products. As a head of a business unit, built a 25 exployee sales and operations team and achieved INR 70 million topline (2X of previous year) with 90%+ annual retention.

Expertise

Hubspot CRM
Google Suite
Problem Solving
Stakeholder Management
Problem Discovery
Analytics
Stakeholder Management
JIRA

Honors & awards

  • 2023 Impact Award for Driving Excellence

    Recognized for delivering results and driving excellence in the organization. Award evaluated employees on four values of Accountability, Customer Empathy, Growth Mindset and Inner Drive.